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There's relief on both sides of the Channel tonight, and especially in Plymouth, after Brittany ferries resumed their crossings. An industrial dispute, lasting ten days, brought services between Plymouth and Europe, to a halt.
It's thought to have cost local businesses up to twenty million pounds. Our Plymouth Correspondent Jonathan Gibson was at Millbay Docks last night, talking to those caught up in the chaos.
Brittany Ferries sail back into Plymouth after an industrial dispute, lasting ten days, had brought services between Plymouth and Europe, to a halt.
With the Brittany Ferries strike now over, the first ship from Roscoff will arrive in Plymouth later today.
The dispute lasted for twelve days. It affected thousands of passengers and hauliers who would have used the route to get to and from the continent.
Workers agreed a deal with bosses late on Sunday night.
Our Business Correspondent Seth Conway interviewed Richard Price from Brittany Ferries live on The West Country Tonight:
The dispute at Brittany Ferries is over. Workers agreed a deal late last night which will see ferries resuming between Plymouth and France tomorrow.
It brings to an end an argument that began twelve days ago. It's affected thousands of passengers and hauliers who would have used the route to get to and from the continent.
Our Business Correspondent Seth Conway reports:
The dispute between Brittany Ferries and its French employees has ended, the company has announced this morning.
Sailings will resume on Tuesday afternoon, the first of which is the 1545 Roscoff to Plymouth followed by Caen to Portsmouth at 1630 and Portsmouth to Santander at 1700.
The first sailing from Plymouth will be the 2200 to Roscoff later that night.
Anyone who has already booked on any of these services is advised to turn up as usual. Anyone who has had a sailing cancelled can call Brittany Ferries to rebook.
Latest ITV News reports
Talks are underway to resolve a dispute at Brittany Ferries that has disrupted passengers and haulage firms in the west country
Hundreds of ferry passengers are being disrupted today and after a second day of strikes on Brittany Ferries.